Get to Know Martinis at Dukes Bar - Review

Finbarr Toesland | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Finbarr Toesland

Tucked away in an exclusive corner of Mayfair, only a brisk walk away from Buckingham Palace, lies Dukes Hotel. Stroll down St James's Street and take a side-street to enter the minute courtyard to find this discreet spot. Dukes Bar may come across a touch pretentious at first glance, mainly due to the imposing décor and grand location, but don't let that put you off.

How To Make The Perfect Martini

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

"Martini. Shaken, not stirred." It's the James Bond catchphrase that we've come to know and love, and a rule that some of us have even learnt to li...

The Language of Cocktails

Ryan Cheti | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

I've always been a huge advocate of the humble Martini. Such a simple cocktail, yet few others possess its prowess in pulling off the sort of focus that it provides. To me, the Martini is a perfect restorative; it picks you up after a hard day, offers a gentle rejuvenation, and narrows your thoughts in the most perfect way.

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 63 - A Martini and Masterpiece

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK
Thomas Woodham Smith

Allegedly the original Martini was made from Plymouth gin, and the cocktail is basically a way of drinking ice cold neat gin with a dash of something to soften the intensity. But that celebratory post-prohibition alcohol-fest belies the sophistication of a well-mixed Martini.

American Smooth

Ben Falk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

It's been about twenty years since I last found myself inside notorious theatrical hangout Joe Allen and it's a compliment to say that it's barely changed.

How Martini Threw a Party That Made Britney's Work Bitch a Reality

Nik Thakkar | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

This weekend marks the 150th anniversary of Martini - essentially the world's favorite vermouth. The brand's Italian style and passion was brought to ...

Even James Bond is Changing his Preferred Poison

Alistair Niederer | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Alistair Niederer

Bond is famous for only ever drinking Martini - shaken not stirred - and yet in this film he only drinks beer. And not just any beer - Bond only drinks Heineken, because they sponsored the production of the movie.

The Perfect 10: David Gandy

MyDaily | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Style

This week MyDaily headed to Rome, where we had the onerous task of spending the day with Mr David Gandy. David was in the Italian capital to launch...